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Thousands Expected in Chokehold Protest Rally
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Thousands Expected in Chokehold Protest Rally

Thousands are expected to cross the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in cars and buses Saturday to protest the death of a Staten Island father who died in police custody last month after being put in a chokehold. Watch »

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5 Hurt After Car Veers Onto  Harlem Sidewalk: FDNY

5 Hurt After Car Veers Onto Harlem Sidewalk: FDNY

Five people were hurt when a car carrying a newborn baby got cut off by another vehicle in Harlem and veered... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
ISIS Threat: What Are Obama's Options for Stomping It Out?

ISIS Threat: What Are Obama's Options for Stomping It Out?

President Barack Obama condemned the ruthless executioners of American photojournalist James Foley — the... Read »

2 hours ago
Metal Placard From Jumbo Jet Found in NY Yard

Metal Placard From Jumbo Jet Found in NY Yard

Investigators are looking into how a metal placard from a commercial jumbo jet apparently landed in a Long... Watch »

48 minutes ago
Entenmann's Bakery Exits Long Island

Entenmann's Bakery Exits Long Island

A famed bakery has left Long Island after nearly a century. Newsday reported Saturday that the era of locally... Read »

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Baghdad Suicide Car Bomb Explodes Outside Intelligence Agency, Kills 8

Baghdad Suicide Car Bomb Explodes Outside Intelligence Agency, Kills 8

A suicide car bomb rammed into Baghdad’s intelligence headquarters Saturday, killing at least eight people... Read »

33 minutes ago
Ferguson Remains Calm as Tensions Subside

Ferguson Remains Calm as Tensions Subside

The streets of Ferguson, Missouri, were peaceful for a third night as tensions between law enforcement... Read »

2 hours ago
White House: James Foley Killing

White House: James Foley Killing "Represents a Terrorist Attack"

The White House has deemed the beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants a terrorist... Read »

5 hours ago
Flight MH17 Victims Return to Kuala Lumpur

Flight MH17 Victims Return to Kuala Lumpur

A special Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam carrying the remains of 20 Malaysians aboard downed flight... Read »

Aug 23, 2014
Pentagon Blasts

Pentagon Blasts "Unsafe" Intercept by Chinese Fighter Jet

The Pentagon has complained to the Chinese government after an armed Chinese fighter jet intercepted a Navy jet this... Read »

32 minutes ago
FBI Shreds Millions of Paper Files in Move to Digital Records

FBI Shreds Millions of Paper Files in Move to Digital Records

Over 30 million FBI records and 80 million fingerprint cards are headed to the shredder as the agency moves to... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Man Tries to Record Woman in Fitting Room: Police

Man Tries to Record Woman in Fitting Room: Police

Police are looking for a man they say tried to record a woman changing in a fitting room at a Long Island... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
U.S. Ships Arrive in Gulf as Blasts Rock Baghdad

U.S. Ships Arrive in Gulf as Blasts Rock Baghdad

The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush and two other U.S. Navy ships arrived in the Persian Gulf Sunday, as Iraqi... Watch »

Jun 15, 2014
U.S. Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Convoy

U.S. Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Convoy

The U.S. threatened more sanctions against Russia on Friday unless it removes a convoy of semis that Russia says is... Read »

Aug 22, 2014

"It's Like the Mafia": How ISIS Funds Terror

ISIS has made "hundreds of millions of dollars" through ransom payments, extortion, robbery and... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Ice Bucket Challenge Founder From NY Dismisses Critics

Ice Bucket Challenge Founder From NY Dismisses Critics

The New York man who helped create the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge says he's stunned by how quickly the movement... Watch »

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Man Punches, Tries to Rape Woman on Queens Street: NYPD

Man Punches, Tries to Rape Woman on Queens Street: NYPD

Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly tried to rape a woman walking on a street in Woodside, Queens in the... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New... Read »

2 hours ago
St. Louis Cop Taken Off Patrol Over

St. Louis Cop Taken Off Patrol Over "Killer" Comments

A St. Louis County police officer was removed from active duty Friday after a video surfaced in which he boasted of... Read »

2 hours ago
Embattled Rikers Investigations Chief Quits

Embattled Rikers Investigations Chief Quits

The head of internal investigations at New York City's embattled Rikers Island jail complex has resigned... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
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